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Contractures of feet & arms at elbows

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My mother is 88 years old Alzheimer/ persistent bladder infection woman, who is wheelchair bound with little activity.
Hospice workers have used massage and have provided 1 structured boot and cotton strap for her contracted feet. To be worn during the day only.
This has recently happened in past 3 weeks.They say no more PT will help. I think other forms of heat, near infrared and upper leg massage and more could be of help.I am interested in your comment.Thanking you in advance.Thoughtful Daughter

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  1. Yes, you are right. Dyathermy and a static stretch brace like a dynasplint would be very helpful. Ultrasound at 100% can help as well. Is she is an nursing home? Her part B medicare will pay for dynasplints. Ask the PT there.

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